Author Archives: Dennis Lamar

The Backroom 8.15.17

The Ides of August. Is that a thing? Better than the Guns of August. But, it’s only half-over. Let’ go funk diving and see what else we find. Spoiler alert, the playlist: Here Come the Girls — Stanton Moore (f. Cyril Neville & Trombone Shorty) Big Easy — Analog Son Tryna’ Make it Funky —

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The Backroom 8.08.17

It’s time to get down, bump out, and stretch out with funk & soul in The Backroom. Here’s what’s what: Get Down on the Funk — Nils Landgren Funk Unit with Ray Parker Jr. Funk — T.M. Stevens Skippybal — de Fonk Funk — Cheap Fakes Better Things — Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Livin’

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The Backroom 8.01.17

Grab a slice of juicy watermelon and groove to the funk ‘n’ soul. Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky — Stanton Moore (feat. Maceo Parker) Everything Happens for a Reason — Grace Love and the True Loves You’re My Everything — The Temptations Everything is Gonna Be Alright — Ria Currie and the Deep Soul

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The Backroom 7.25.18

It’s a beachin’ pile of funk and Motown, musical aloe to soothe your sunburned soul. Let Me Come Within — Renaldo “Domino” Jones ABC — The Jackson 5 Ain’t Too Proud to Beg — The Temptations Superphonic Magical — Precious Byrd Use Me Up — Lake Street Dive Sunshine — Analog Son (feat. Ivan Neville)

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